Cisco CEO John Chambers on Canada and the rest of the world

MONTREAL – Since Cisco Systems has come to Canada (Montreal) for its 2015 Partner Summit I decided to ask company CEO John Chambers if he is still bullish on the Canadian market. If

Published on: April 29th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

NASA contracts Insight as part of $20 billion procurement plan

Insight Public Sector, a division of multinational IT provider Insight Enterprises Inc. has announced that it has been contracted by NASA as part of a $20 billion procurement plan to provide both hardware

Published on: April 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

Government must get certification out of health IoT security: Intel Security

Governments should not force certification onto smart medical device manufacturers and should instead encourage private companies to collaborate on data protection, according to Intel Security. In a recent report called "The Healthcare Internet

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

Adobe’s government cloud solutions would eliminate its own PDF forms

If you enjoy filling out forms, Adobe’s Cloud Solutions for Government may not be for you. What may be a task as mundane, ubiquitous and seemingly essential as printing may actually be an

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

This reseller is helping rebuild a government with North American technology

In Iraq, Mohammed Qasim's day starts early.  Before even the neighbourhood opens shop, his children are out the door and off to school. A few minutes later, he is on the road himself to start another

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

University of Alberta uses IBM InfoSphere Stream for research

A group of Canadian and internal researchers and graduate students working on the University of Alberta’s climate research project is using IBM’s InfoSphere Stream software to crunch, correlate and analyze data in order

Published on: November 21st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

UN warns firms on risks of taking part in government snooping

A report by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights has warned Internet service providers and other companies that assist government agencies in mass online surveillance that they could be running the

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Snowden & old sales model barriers for full cloud adoption

Palm Springs, Calif. – You may not know it, given all the cloud talk and buzz around the subject, but there are issues blocking the full acceptance of the cloud in several large

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Security vendor launches a division for government and education markets

Kaspersky Lab has a new division that will work with its corporate sales team and channel partners specifically for Government and Education markets. The new division will be called the SLED team; SLED stands

Published on: April 15th, 2013 CDN Staff

Government BlackBerries a security risk: privacy commissioner

Canada's privacy watchdog says some federal departments have no security procedures in place for recovering, wiping or encrypting lost and stolen BlackBerry smart phones.The oversight is just one of a laundry list of

Published on: October 6th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

IT community wants specifics on Digital Nation policy

The Conservative government will soon launch a public consultation on the matter of a digital economy strategy to make Canada more competitive. But while the dialogue will be helpful, one industry observer warns

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Targeting the federal government IT opportunity

An informal survey of government-focused resellers, analysts and industry observers indicates the federal government's information technology priorities aren't all that different from most large private sector organizations: infrastructure consolidation, virualization, and improved service

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Decision to prorogue Parliament delays anti-spam bill

Anti-spam legislation that was as close as two weeks away from gaining royal assent has been scrubbed after the government suspended Parliament until March.Prime Minister Stephen Harper asked the Governor General to prorogue

Published on: January 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Public sector IT priority: Improved service delivery

Members of the IT channel community that sell into the public sector will be working with a sector that faces counter-cyclical pressures, driven both by the challenging economy and the need to modernize

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Jeff Jedras